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NBC
Nov 30, 2012 5:00pm PST
meteorologist jeff ranieri mentioned parts of sonoma county getting more than 8 inches of rain. let's brit in nbc bay area's cheryl hurd who joins us from the marin headlands. cheryl? >> reporter: we're live here in the marin headlands the commute on the golden gate looks fine. the stormy weather caused a lot of problems for a lot of people here in the north bay. the effects from this storm started early this morning. the lights went out on the bay bridge around 5:30. that power outage caused the metering lights to go down for two hours. putting the bridge and commuters into darkness, making the commute messy, slow, and dangerous. the north bay got the brunt of this storm. heavy rain toppled trees on to roadways and turned roads into small rivers. this is what it looked like on highway 1 near rohnert park. cars had nowhere to go but into flooding water. people in marin county are used to heavy rain and wind when it comes. >> last night trees were banging up against the wall. i mean the outside of the house and light flashing. so, you know, we're just getting more batteries. >> reporte
NBC
Nov 30, 2012 11:00pm PST
the flood are worried again tonight. let's go to jeff ranieri with what's happening right now. >> a lot of rain in northern california. it's not just here in the bay area, but a good section of california. you can see on the estimated rainfall over the past 24 hours is covered in this dark green. that's at least three inches of rainfall. a lot of the river basins can't take any more. it's not just here, but again all the way up to the north of the rivers drained throughout redding, red bluff and chico and down into the bay area. everything is getting close. let's look at the maximum rainfall totals. in the north bay over eight inches. one of the highest. santa cruz mountains nearly 3 1/2. in the south bay, a very high total even for 3,486 feet, 7.24 is astonishing when you think about 24 hours. we will be under a flash flood watch for the north bay and the coastline with our next storm system coming in. we could see totals range from two to four inches. we are not done yet. it taps into a lot of moisture and we will detail when the rain moves in and where the biggest concerns are la
NBC
Nov 30, 2012 6:00pm PST
, jeff. thank you. rain, saturation and flooding. it's a problem for several parts of the bay area. that's why there's concern going into this weekend. here now is nbc bay area's marianne favro from san jose. >> reporter: chain saws were needed to remove a large ash tray from the walk way of this los altos home. it came crashing down this morning thanks to heavy winds. high winds also caused this power pole to slope, causing high-voltage lines to sag here on alpine road near palo alto. not motorists had to defor more than an hour. if you weren't sitting and waiting if your car today, then you were likely getting splashed. this section of coleman road in san jose was covered with several inches of rain. just one of many flooded areas in the south bay. and here on highway 87 a motorist was stranded as rain came down in sheets. >> i see pretty much accidents on the freeway right now. so i have to drive slow. i don't know. people don't know how to handle it. they drive too fast. >> reporter: while strip mall parking lots look more like muddy holes, this swollen creek turned into a retr
KRON
Nov 30, 2012 8:00pm PST
the capability to communicate with law enforcement and emergency crews. jeff bush has more on the pg&e and how they're handling power outages >> we are here in the hills and the pg&e is working hard to get this neighborhood powers restored. the working crews are restraining a power line 183 fell. as you can imagine, they are three stringing re--stringing as this power line fell after a tree fell. >> it is heroic. it is challenging. it is difficult. >> pg&e says that there are thousands of crew members working on this big storm series like this one. >> we have people working 36 hours. and and eight our break. and that a 16 hour shift. and in terms of the storm we barely got hit. the most of the power has been restored but we are bracing for more when the storm-- really hit. >> jeff bush, kron 4. , the rain is causing damage in the and businesses are losing out because of the downpour. of the sea of read is in san francisco. alecia reed. (saw) >> christmas trees are being sold. there were shopping in the rain. >> it is the holiday spirit. in the we are having a holiday party to more we d
KRON
Nov 30, 2012 11:00pm PST
the capabilities to communicate with law enforcement and fire agencies. kron-4's jeff bush is in larkspur.. with more on how p-g-and-e is handling the power outages. >> this pg&e crew is getting ready to restore power in this neighborhood in. it is still from friday's stormy. it is still dangerous work on any given day but imagine how the rain, the wind. >> our working crews are working extremely hard with a lot of long hours. heroic efforts to get the light specks on. for them, the driving and and very challenging to reduce the delights it-back on it. >> pg&e has thousands of working to on the power back on it. >> a 36 hour shift with an eight hour-shift. we have been walloped. >> pg nevis as most of the bay area pg&e-is a saying that more power outages are expected. jeff bush in larkspur, kron 4 news tonight...stanford and u-c- l-a battled it out in palo alto tonight for a spot in you who won later in sports... and while the weather did not get in the way of the game...it certainly caused a few problems for fans. kron 4's j-r stone has details. banf >> it was second a day at th
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 4:15pm EST
jeff does a marvelous job of shifting back and forth between then court, the people, and doctrine. i read a "new york times" review talks about that emphasis on personalities as well as opinions. so, d. >> let me talk about the supreme court by the numbers. there are six men and three women. first time in history, three women on the court. six catholics and three jews. first time in history there are no president cities -- protestants. there are representatives from the new york city burrows, one from queens, ruth ginsburg from -- tragically staten island is unrepresented. so those are some facts about the supreme court which i home are interesting. here's a fact about the supreme court that's important. there are five republicans and four democrats. the supreme court to me, anyway, is most important as a political institution that renders largely political judgments about the issues that come before it. i don't say that as criticism. i often, in forums like this -- why do they have to do so much politics. can't they just decide the law? well, when they decide questions like, does th
SFGTV
Nov 30, 2012 8:00pm PST
, i'm jeff, director of [speaker not understood] standing in for john. there is a director's report in your package that identifies it. a couple matters. one, milestone achievements, those being recognition of staff that have been here for long, dedicate and had contributory periods, a number for five years. davidal enbecause, 15 years. lulu wong, remarkable 30 years. there is also a description of two grants that will department has also recently received. * >> commissioners, item 11, review of past week's events at the board of supervisors, board of appeals, and historic preservation commission. >> good afternoon, commissioners, andrea rodgers, planning department staff.
FOX News
Nov 30, 2012 10:00pm PST
. >> thank you, good night. >> senator jeff sessions demanding the fiscal cliff talks be taken out of the shadows. why does he accuse the president of secret negotiations? that's next. many small business owners saying they can't pay for obamacare. but that's not the only thing about the health care law that has them worried. a las vegas business owner tells you about another big problem, one you probably haven't heard about before that may be your problem. plus, he's back. who could forget the drunk guy singing bohemian rhapsody in a police car. wait until you see what he is up to now. you don't want to miss this. it istory of moms, has ever turned down a handmade ornament. that's why we sat up santa's wonderland at bass pro shops. kids can get their free picture with santa, and this week make a... all for free. >> greta: what is the big secret about the fiscal cliff? senator jeff sessions blasting president obama and congressional leaders for holding secret talks. he joins us. what do you moon by secret? >> these talks are -- these talks are going on somebody leaked part of what is goin
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 5:30pm EST
reckoning that lies ahead. jeff in santa fe, calif. you are on booktv. please go lead with your question. >> caller: earlier you talk about our international institutions are week that need to be made stronger to properly govern multinational corporations. given that nations around the world are in different phases coupled with the greatest different culture, how would you go about stressing these institutions? it could take a long time for the national institutions. thank you. >> it will take a long period of time. in most countries are round world talking about strengthening international institutions is the third rail in politics. if you want to see a little sovereignty of ford and you are out of business. if we don't see sovereignty upward we don't preserve national sovereignty or national interests. the reason superstorm sandy cause such damage in the northeast of the united states was not exclusively related to environmental policies and actions taken in the united states of america. .. and the course of civilization and the history of civilization and taking government from small
NBC
Nov 30, 2012 5:30pm PST
meteorologist jeff ranieri with the latest conditions from our weather center. >> the rainfall totals are unleel. that's what we'll see heading into the weekend's storm system, another round of had heavier rain and also gusty winds. right now most of the activity has pushed off to the south and also to the east so that's good news. some of our kreekz, rivers and streams are going to be able to relax at least a
SFGTV
Nov 30, 2012 7:00pm PST
? >> hello, good evening commissioners, i am jeff hilgore and i am a resident here in san francisco. i have done a great deal of canvassing and political organizing here in the bay area and that involves a great deal of sidewalk street work and regardless of what the issue was whether it was a disaster relief charity or a homeless assistance, political, nobody wanted me in front of their business. there was not a competition, something that i tried to explain, to someone, looking for a monthly donation for a charity is not going to deter someone from going in and buying a piece of fruit. but it is very easy to understand why your business is not necessarily flourishing for whatever reason you start aiming at that is the reason and that is the reason. from what i understand, the permit requires, alteration and you are not allowed to be in the same spot the entire time. so this perceived threat is only going on for a max, from the graph that i saw two hours a day and several days a week and what we are talking about is one espresso machine. the food truck, it is a coffee truck. like items, th
CNN
Nov 30, 2012 4:00pm PST
are we hearing? as jeff sessions says -- >> a lot of flimflam. >> flimflam. we told you last night that tim geithner hopscotched his way down pennsylvania avenue to bring the president's proposal from the white house to capitol hill and instead of offering compromise, he leapt to the extreme. his plan taxes $1.6 trillion of taxes. higher tax rates on people, families making more than $250,000 as well as closing loopholes, limiting deductions, raising the estate tax rate and increasing the taxes on capital gains and dividends and the plan spends nearly $200 billion. another stimulus package of 50 billion. an extension of unemployment benefits around 30 billion and an extension of the payroll tax cut estimated at about $114 billion. but the geithner plan didn't cut spending. in run for that, the president offers $400 billion of cuts and toe, john boehner basically said go fish. >> was not a serious proposal. and so, right now, we're almost nowhere. >> just when we needed someone to not say hey, mom, he was nasty. so i can be, too. boehner, like geithner, leapt to the extreme. republi
CBS
Nov 30, 2012 5:30pm PST
story. >> reporter: tom watson and jeff tabaco have been together ten years and would like to make ofir relationship official. ur it's always been our dream to marry the person that we love and to commit our lives to each other. >> reporter: but as residents of california, they can't because four years ago california voters passed proposition 8, banning same-sex marriage. but it's the u.s. supreme court that will have the final say. today, the justices met behind closed doors to decide whether to hear arguments in the california case. if they do not, a lower court ccision striking down proposition 8 will stand and same-sex marriage will again be legal in california. >> if the court does not take the appeal, i will feel an amazing amount of joy. >> reporter: the court today also considered jumping into the debate over the defense of marriage act, known as doma, the 1996 federal law defines marriage as between a man and a woman and allows the government to deny federal assistance such as social security survivor benefits to same-sex couples, even if they're legally married. several lower
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 7:00am EST
home which is of the show. i want to thank everyone who brought this together, jeff harris, give jeff hand. [applause] >> jim spiegelman who is always a supporter of everything we do. bill mayer who is an advocate of our program and all of you who have engaged in this conversation. as an investigative journalist, people like donovan hill who suffered second impact syndrome, they talk to me because they want something great to come of their story. they want people to learn so it doesn't happen to someone else. the kind of journalism that is essentials, there is another component if something happens afterward. important people come together and share their perspective and find common ground and identify ideas and advance the conversation moving forward but i feel like i am helping the donovan hills of the world. thank you for coming. [applause] >> if i could interject, i flew out here to ask one question. are am a concerned parent. i have been to four of your executive committee members, these gentlemen are the most adept at speaking to this issue. you mentioned we should have mor
SFGTV
Dec 1, 2012 9:00am PST
broadcasted by sfgtv and the hard working staff, jessie larson and jeff rob son. i'd like to thank them. mr. evans, could you please call item number 4? >> item number 4, hearing to consider the initial project design of the proposed golden gate -- golden state warriors development on piers 30 to 32 and seawall lot 330, and update on the waterfront transportation network assessment. >> thank you. and the sponsors are supervisor jane kim and president david chiu. so, we're joined by supervisor jane kim on this item. supervisor kim. >> thank you, chair mar. thank you for agendizing this hearing today. as many of you know, last wednesday at the budget finance committee, we considered the fiscal feasibility of the pier 30-32 project which includes a potential arena with our warriors team back here in san francisco. the committee did determine that the project is fiscally feasible, but as many of you know, we do have a lot of concerns in the neighborhood as we move through this process. and, no, i called this hearing to readdress one of the current concerns that we've heard the most often regard
MSNBC
Dec 1, 2012 5:00am PST
rules and they can by a majority of rules. i want to bring in jeff merkley. senator, good morning. you are not trying to scrap the filibuster. tell me what your goal is in the reforms that you have proposed. >> yes. we're trying to make the filibuster actually work the way it was intended. that is, that folks have to make their case known before their colleagues, before the american public. that they can't simply obstruct, use a filibuster, the silent filibuster we have now to obstruct bills and kill bills in the middle of the night. so clearing the path to the floor enhances debate. getting things to conference committee certainly doesn't subtract from debate and moves the process forward. the talking filibuster says that if you're going to obstruct or say there should be more debate, you have to make your case and the public can weigh in on whether you're a hero or a bum. >> if a cable news viewer has woken up early and they're saying, why am i watching these people talk about how they're going to run their meetings? what are the substantive takes for citizens in what can appear
FOX News
Nov 30, 2012 7:00pm PST
jeff sessions blasting president obama and congressional leaders for holding secret talks. he joins us. what do you moon by secret? >> these talks are -- these talks are going on somebody leaked part of what is going on some sort of outline from the white house that seeps to be unacceptable to the republicans. why don't we see the whole plan? why doesn't the american people know what the president would like to see as the final idea for america's financial future? >> greta: the interesting thing is in some ways sometimes you want to have a secret meeting so you can speak candidly. the problem is, we've had so many secret meetings. the super committee, the gang of six, the gang of eight, committees now, the problem is i might be for these secret discussions about the fiscal cliff if any within had worked. we have a history repleat with failure. i agree, it should be out in the open. >> first of all, these secret talks violate the principle of american government that would be open to every city county school board has open meeting laws you are not supposed to be meeting in secret. th
KOFY
Nov 30, 2012 9:00pm PST
the coast from ocean beach to pacifica. jeff who lives in a home by the shore says living here means you have to be ready when the types of storms come through. >> always be prepared. battery on hand. should be no surprise to anybody especially in the bay area. >>reporter: great highway remains closed due to the storms. at 1:00 p.m. the sky above the city was bright by a passing rainbow. this is 7 news. >>> hundreds of homes and businesses on the peninsula still in the dark because of power outages there. we even found a water log football field. more on that from vick lee. >>reporter: this correct in san jose was roaring. fast and furious this morning vrlt. but the santa clara valley water district said there were no problems today. all of the creek that had the potential to flood were weigh below the overflow levels. but san mateo county workers at menlo high school were busy trying to drain the water from the football field which was flooded. the water level stood about 3 to 4 inches above the new turf field which was built this summer. one of the main pump had broken during the n
NBC
Dec 1, 2012 2:05am PST
comment went viral. the comments were about what? >> about my teeth. jeff: this blew my mind. you had messed with players like -- >> isiah thomas. >> jim: isiah thomas, everybody. a detroit p
FOX
Nov 30, 2012 10:00pm PST
a ruling. >> here in san francisco's city hall this couple got married. tom watson and jeff tabaca also want to get married and were hoping this would be the day they learned whether same-sex marriage becomes legal in california. but after conferring behind closed doors, the supreme court justices took no action. >> we're kind of in that same waiting pattern that we've been in for several years now. >> reporter: the couple could learn more monday. that's when the high court is set to release a number of cases. if it took the case the decision would come next june. but supporters of same-sex marriage are hoping the supreme court will not decide to review proposition eight. that would mean the lower court ruling would take hold legalizing same-sex marriage in california. >> we're going to get a marriage license as soon as we can. >> reporter: city officials say they've already began wrapping up, and if the court decides not to take the case, same-sex marriages will begin as soon as tuesday. >> we'll be ready with volunteers that are already in place and volunteers that are being trai
ABC
Nov 30, 2012 4:00pm PST
. jeff who lives in a home by the shore says living here means you have to be ready when the types of storms come through. >> you should stay prepared. actually. have batteries on hand. should be there is no surprise to anyone living in the bay area. >> great highway remains closed due to storms between slope and lincoln way. 1:00 p.m. sky as above the city brightened by a passing rainbow. >> the wind started to pick up here, we talked to crews who told us they've caught up with the trees throughout the city. and now, they're prepared for more in the next couple of day autos thank you. talking about the wind, today's wet and windy weather that is a holiday accept braigs. the lights are up and zoo lights will open on monday, weather permitting. it will remain open. the director tells us animals enjoy rain and mud. there they are. >> yes. enjoying it. flight delays averaging about an hour, airlines cancelled 70 flights, most short hauls to and from other cities. oakland international airport not reporting significant delays, neither is san jose but officials in three airports urge yo
ABC
Nov 30, 2012 6:00pm PST
at the ocean from ocean beach to pacifica. jeff says living here means you have to be prepared when the storms come through. >> i probably should be happy to have batteries and canned goods and have water to be common sense for people here. >> when it made a brief showing it's accompanied by the rainbow seen from ocean beach. parks and rec told us they spent the day clearing up fallen limbs and trees. they say they have cruise standing by to deal with damage from the next storm. reporting live, abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> now, a few viewer sent in this picture today. take a look at another view of the rainbow mentioned. this stretching across san francisco after heavy rain changed into showers this afternoon. we'd like to share your pictures as well. send them to you reports. you can share them with us through facebook and twitter. >> east bay, rain picked up again. it's not stopping the tree lighting ceremony at jack london scare. -- square. nick smith joins us live from oakland with a look at the impact today. music sounds great. >> music sounds great. we had a little bit of snow
KICU
Nov 30, 2012 11:30pm PST
. tom watson and jeff tabaca also want to get married and were hoping this woulbe the day they learned whether same-sex marriage becomes legal in california. but after conferring behind closed doors, the supreme court justices took no action. >> we're kind of in that same waiting pattern that we've been in for several years now. >> reporter: the couple could learn more monday. that's when the high court is set to release a number of cases. if it took the case the decision would come next june. but supporters of same-sex marriage are hoping the supreme court will not decide to review proposition eight. that would mean the lower court ruling would take hold legalizing same-sex marriage in california. >> we're going to get a marriage license as soon as we can. >> reporter: city officials say they've already began wrapping up, and if the court decides not to take the case, same-sex marriages will begin as soon as tuesday. >> we'll be ready with volunteers that are already in place and volunteers that are being trained today will have a one stop shofor anyone who wants to get married. >> re
CNBC
Dec 1, 2012 4:00am EST
couple of blowups lately. that's why i'm not endorsing that thing head on. wednesday jeff from virginia asked me about hillenbrand. i said i would get back to him. they're in a morbid line of business. they're the largest producer of burial caskets in america. stock's had a big move in the last two weeks, reporting a strong quarter and making an acquisition of caperion. they make compounding and bulk material handling equipment. i like where they're headed. i like the 3.6% yield. after this run let's wait for a pug back inspired by the fiscal cliff woes you know we have that more of those in the future. before you think about buying this one, just straight out this one does look like a winner. i'm endorsing hillenbrand. the company has been mentioned as a candidate to give you a special dividend before year end to beat those higher dividend rates that i now think sadly are definitely in the cards. now it's time for some tweets. let's take our first tweet. this one is from @w3kn. he says, i think he's a he, he says "congrats to regina. are you guys playing nice while the e.p. is gone?" t
CNN
Nov 30, 2012 10:00pm PST
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CNN
Nov 30, 2012 7:00pm PST
to the case like this. >> exactly what i was going to say. no winners, really, in this case. jeff toobin, thank you. >> it's a real sad story. >> more on it of course, we will keep following it. >>> also, a deadly attack on a college campus. a faculty member among those killed. where the murder took place and the weapon believed to be used all coming back when "360" continues. ...could end with adding a close friend. the lexus december to remember sales event is on. this is the pursuit of perfection. who have used androgel 1%, there's big news. presenting androgel 1.62%. both are used to treat men with low testosterone. androgel 1.62% is from the makers of the number one prescribed testosterone replacement therapy. it raises your testosterone levels, and... is concentrated, so you could use less gel. and with androgel 1.62%, you can save on your monthly prescription. [ male announcer ] dosing and application sites between these products differ. women and children should avoid contact with application sites. discontinue androgel and call your doctor if you see unexpected signs of e
PBS
Dec 1, 2012 12:00am PST
%. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to jeff. >> brown: george washington famously described the senate as "the saucer that cools the tea," a body designed to soothe "hot" legislation that emerged from the house of representatives. but as congressional correspondent kwame holman reports, some senators have gotten pretty steamed over a proposed change to how their chamber operates. >> holman: a sign of the holiday season-- the u.s. capitol christmas tree arrived in washington on monday. but behind the festive scene outside, there was a partisan war raging inside on the floor of the senate. the combatants-- democratic majority leader harry reid and republican minority leader mitch mcconnell. >> americans believe congress is broken. once again, the only ones who disagree are mitch mcconnell and the republican party. >> i've never said the senate's working fine. i think the senate's been disastrously run for the last two years. >> the american people know, democrats and republicans, that this place isn't working and there needs to be some changes so that we can proceed
CNN
Dec 1, 2012 1:00am PST
i was going to say. no winners, really, in this case. jeff toobin, thank you. >> it's a real sad story. >> more on it of course, we will keep following it. >>> also, a deadly attack on a college campus. a faculty member among those killed. where the murder took place and the weapon believed to be used all coming back when "360" continues. >>> hello again. i'm isha sesay. a bridge failure caused the derailment of a train carrying toxic chemicals in new jersey. several cars toppled into the delaware river, including one that spilled vinyl chloride. 18 people were sent to the hospital with breathing problems. arwa damon is one of a few western journalists in syria tonight. she's reporting citizens of aleppo are returning home or in some cases to what's left of their homes. many buildings are left in ruin due to fighting between opposition fighters and government troops. plus, food and water is hard to find. but that's not stopping people from returning with hopes that opposition forces may be getting the upper hand in the civil war. >>> a faculty member and one other person were kil
ABC
Dec 1, 2012 12:00am PST
the food going to be ready? >> so, jeff, have you been going to church? >> have you thought about getting a real job? >> are you going to eat that? or are you going to save time and glue it to your thighs? >> so, is that your third glass of wine? >> does everyone in l.a. wear pan deck? does everyone in l.a. surf all morning and don't come into work until late? do you hang out with eric stonestreet? >> when are you going to cut your hair? when you are going to turn off the game and start focusing on family time? >> you really need to focus on finding a boyfriend. >> when are you going to come out the closet? >> oh, it's you? what are you doing here? >> you know, i had two children by the time i was your age. >> is that a beard you're growing? when are you going to shave? you look terrible. >> hey, i have a great joke that jimmy should definitely tell on the show. what's the difference between jelly and jam? huh? you can't jelly your [ bleep ] up your girlfriend's [ bleep ]. what? >> jimmy: well, i will say, some of those concerns seem valid. [ applause ] maybe we should just do a s
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 8:00pm PST
important thing to understand. what har ray reid and especially younger senators, people like jeff merkley from oregon, are proposing to restore the filibust filibuster. it's a very simple proposal. they it want to bring back the filibuster as it existed in "mr. smith goes to washington." they want it it to be like jimmy stewart where they had to go to the floor and stand on your principles. now, unfortunately, the filibuster is usually used secretly behind closed doors to stop debate to prevent us from even having a vote. that has nothing to do with what americans understand as a filibuster and there is simply no reason to allow the abuses to continue. >> well, it means that if they were to filibuster, they have to go to the floor and do as you say, "mr. smith goes to washington," and talk endlessly until some conclusion. what do the changes mean for democratic bills, you think? >> it could mean a lot, because many of the bills that democrats have proposed have majority support. they can win in the senate. the problem is they can't get to the 6 o votes that would be required to break a fi
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 7:00am EST
university school of business' department of finance. and jeff from portland, maine is our next caller. caller: about these predatory loans that these people and the banks did and then they turn around and bet on them to go bad, it's ridiculous. and to solve it they ought to all go to prison instead of trying to fix it they all fight about it. >> well, people who commit crimes probably should go to prison. my impression of what's happened is that by and large it's been lawsuits and money that has been the punishment and it's been very hard as it sometimes is to find an actual criminal afpblgt there probably were some. i don't think that's the essence of the problem. you can make bad loans without committing a crime and you can have bubbles without commiting a crime. but that's certainly a part of the puzzle. host: in your opinion, is the mornl debt relief act needed as much now as it was back in 2007? >> it's still needed because there's still a lot of foreclosures. one of the things this does is streamline the foreclosure process. what was happening in 2007, 2008, and 2009 especially
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